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Album review: MONSTER TRUCK – True Rockers

MONSTER TRUCK – True Rockers

In this hour special first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Pete Feenstra chats to Monster Truck guitarist Jeremy Widerman, playing tracks from the album ‘True Rockers’. Mascot Records [Release date 14.09.18] 18 months after their breakthrough album ‘Sittin’ … Continue reading

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Album review: FEDERAL CHARM – Passenger

FEDERAL CHARM – Passenger

Wire Sound Records [Release date 14.09.18] Federal Charm’s fourth album finds them with a significant line-up change featuring new singer Tom Guyer and drummer Josh Zahler. Lead guitarist Paul Bowe and solid bassist LD Morawski continue to be part of … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – Donington Park, 8-10 June 2018

It was 30 years ago that I attended Donington for the first time for a Monsters of Rock festival (as it then was) that was summed up by the contemporary Kerrang! headline ‘The Triumph and the Tragedy’. A record crowd … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL, Ebbw Vale, 28-29 July 2017 (Part One)

Trucker Diablo - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL, Ebbw Vale, 28 July 2017

The annual pilgrimage climbing the mountain in the valleys of South Wales seems to have come around far quicker this year than any other, and the reliable Welsh weather played a major part in some issues regarding camping and parking.  … Continue reading

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Gig review: NICKELBACK – SSE Wembley Arena, 17 October 2016

NICKELBACK - SSE Wembley Arena, 17 October 2016

Few bands have experienced the vitriol that has attached itself to Nickelback over the years, to the extent that the phenomenon was even the subject of academic theses. Yet the fact that, 15 years after they first stormed the charts … Continue reading

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Album review: THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE – The Apocalypse Blues Revue

Apocalypse Blues Review by Apocalypse Blues Review

Provogue [Release date 26.08.16] The Apocalypse Blues Revue is a back to the basics, heavy-duty, blues-rock project anchored by Godsmack drummer Shannon Larkin and guitarist Tony Rombola. The band features baritone vocalist Ray “Rafer John” Cerbone who sounds like a cross … Continue reading

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News: RINGO STARR, MONSTER TRUCK, ZZ TOP – 10 February 2015

Monster Truck - Hammerfest, Pwllheli, Wales, 15 March 2014

Monster Truck will support Nickelback on their UK autumn dates. Status Quo have added a date at the Royal Albert Hall on April 30th to their existing April acoustic tour. ZZ TOP + THUNDER Wed June 24th Wembley Arena ZZ … Continue reading

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Gig review: MONSTER TRUCK – O2 Academy, Islington, London, 7 November 2014

Band names are a funny thing these days. From sublime classics such as Iron Maiden and Cradle of Filth to the utterly ridiculous like W**k for Peace – you’re never quite sure what to expect. Thank God then for Monster … Continue reading

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Gig review: HAMMERFEST – Pwllheli, Wales, 13-15 March 2014

HAMMERFEST - Pwllheli, Wales, 13-15 March 2014

It’s been a long cold wet winter but now is the time for the Hammer Horde to rise up and make their way to the first of the HRH festivals of the year, Hammerfest VI Book Of The Dead. Now … Continue reading

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Gig review: MONSTER TRUCK/ SCORPION CHILD – King Tut’s, Glasgow, 22 March 2014

Buffalo Summer

  Billed as the ‘Lords Of The Riff’ tour, tonight’s gig was a good value package bringing together three bands who have sparked a lot of interest in the rock world lately. Joining co-headliners Monster Truck and Scorpion Child were … Continue reading

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Gig Review: VISTA CHINO – Bristol O2 Academy, 1 November 2013

Vista Chino, Bristol Academy, 1 November 2013

Everyone who has loved metal and hard rock since the 90’s has heard of the mighty Kyuss. With the exception of the bass player the original line up are now reincarnated as Vista Chino. With a pounding new album, ‘Peace’, … Continue reading

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Gig Review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 1 – Donington Park,14 June 2013

First a quick recap of last year’s Download festival, mud, mud and more mud, oh and some cracking rock music. After the mudfest of last year even the hardiest of rock fans must have thought twice before shelling out for … Continue reading

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